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Tue Jun 13, 2017

Sauced: Old Mule Original (Half Kick)

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Old Mule

Sauce Stats

Name
Old Mule Original (Half Kick)
Produced by
Cost
$5.50 for 18oz at Old Mule
Ingredients
Tomato Paste, Vinegars, Water, Brown Sugar, Corn Syrup, Worcestershire Sauce, Salt, Black Pepper, Onion Powder, Spices, and Natural Flavors
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
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A hearty amount of Worcestershire sauce gives Old Mule an extra savory and complex flavor whose uniqueness is a boon both on and off the grill.

Tue May 30, 2017

Sauced: Wildcard Sauces Gold Rush

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Wildcard Sauces Gold Rush

Sauce Stats

Name
Gold Rush
Produced by
Cost
$6.95 for 15oz at Wildcard Sauces
Ingredients
Ketchup, Honey, Sugar, Water, Worcestershire Sauce, Soy Sauce, Paprika, Cocoa Powder, Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Salt, Ancho Paste, Chipotle Chile Powder, Spices Garlic Powder, Cayenne Powder, Red Pepper Flakes
Color
Maroon
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
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Treading familiar sweet and spicy territory, but with flavor components that make it wholly unique, Wildcard Sauces Gold Rush stands out as an excellent all-purpose barbecue sauce choice among a crowded field.

Tue May 16, 2017

Sauced: Cowboy Prairie Fire & Giveaway

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Cowby Prairie Fire

Sauce Stats

Name
Cowboy Brand Prairie Fire Hot and Spicy Barbecue Sauce
Produced by
Cost
$15 for 3 18oz bottles from Duraflame
Ingredients
Tomato Puree, Cane Sugar, Brown Sugar, Water, Vinegar, Molasses, Apple Juice, Worcestershire Sauce, Salt, Natural Smoke Flavor, Spice, Citric Acid, Garlic Powder, Chili Powder, Natural Flavor.
Color
Dark maroon
Meatwave Rating
710
out of 10
Pretty Damn Good
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A familiar bold sweet, tangy, and spicy barbecue flavor profile sets itself out from the pack with its clean, unprocessed flavors.

Tue May 2, 2017

Sauced: Smokey 'Burbs Original BBQ Sauce & Giveaway

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Smokey 'Burbs BBQ Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
Smokey 'Burbs BBQ Original BBQ Sauce
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Cost
$6.00 for 12oz at Smokey 'Burbs BBQ
Ingredients
Ketchup, Brown Sugar, Mustard, Cider Vinegar, Honey, Maple Syrup, Molasses, Hoisin Sauce, Water, Worcestershire Sauce, Orange Juice, Butter, Canola Oil, Salt, Hot Sauce, Spices, Granulated Garlic, Granulated Onion
Color
Rusty orange
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
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An upfront, balanced combo of vinegar, tomato, and mustard gains a ton of complexity from supporting ingredients that makes Smokey 'Burbs BBQ Original BBQ Sauce a full-bodied, versatile, and crowd-pleasing choice.

Tue Apr 18, 2017

Sauced: 12 Bones Blueberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

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12 Bones Smokehouse Blueberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Sauce Stats

Name
12 Bones Blueberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce
Produced by
Cost
Approximately $7.95 for 12oz in select grocery stores around North Carolina
Ingredients
Blueberries, Ketchup, Honey, Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce, Apple Cider Vinegar, Molasses, Worcestershire Sauce, Brown Sugar, Spices, Salt, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder
Color
Dark maroon
Meatwave Rating
810
out of 10
Approaching Greatness
More Sauce Reviews

A strong blueberry base sets this sauce apart from the outset, but its the well formed layers of sweet, tangy, smoky, and spicy that make that extra fruity base come together into a great barbecue sauce.